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    CNN, America's cable news network, is back on air in Russia again, according to a spokesperson for Turner Broadcasting International, which owns the channel.

    CNN has resumed broadcasting in Russia according to a spokesperson for CNN's owner, Turner Broadcasting International, the Russian media reported on Wednesday.

    "CNN started rebroadcasting in Russia on April 29. The advertising-free broadcasts are being conducted in line with the current legislation of the Russia Federation," the spokesperson said.

    Earlier, CNN broadcasted in Russia as part of a package offered by NTV Plus, a satellite TV operator. In November 2014, Turner Broadcasting International said that CNN will stop broadcasting in Russia as of January 2015 due to the "latest amendments to Russian legislation."

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